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  • Shanghai: Tiger kills feeder
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'Dialogue on health should be more participatory'  

17 Dec, 2013  

Dialogue on health should be made more participatory and involve pharmaceutical companies as well as general practitioners and hospitals, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said on Tuesday.


Burn body fat with cardio, weight training  (17 Dec, 2013)

 Fat burning is the key to losing weight, toning up and getting the figure you desire. A few basic exercises involving cardio and weight training work best for long term benefits.

Apply brain brakes to earn social respect!  (16 Dec, 2013)

 Is there any in-built self-control device for people who don't know when and where to stop while talking to a colleague or chatting with a friend on social media? Well, there is - in your brain.

Mumbai pharma summit to honour excellence  (16 Dec, 2013)

The stage is set for the 6th summit among doctors, drug makers and regulators here later this month that will not only discuss issues concerning the $17-billion Indian pharma industry but also honour top doctors and firms in 40 categories.

Researchers find drug to prevent breast cancer  (13 Dec, 2013)

Australian researchers have found a drug that is effective in preventing breast cancer.

Social protection key to prevention of HIV: NACO  (11 Dec, 2013)

Social protection for families affected by HIV/AIDS is one of the key strategies to prevent the spread of the disease, the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) said on Tuesday.

Sikkim takes a leap in healthcare for all  (10 Dec, 2013)

Seventy-one-year-old P.P. Bhandari from Samlick-Marchak in East Sikkim was for long suffering from frequent episodes of chest pain.

Social franchising ensures better services for all  (09 Dec, 2013)

Arati Yadav is pregnant with her first child and although she is aware that her husband's meagre salary won't be able to afford her medical services at a private hospital, she is nevertheless adamant about good quality care for this phase of her life.

Meditation influences genes, says study  (09 Dec, 2013)

In a major breakthrough researchers have reported how meditation impacts genes and their actions, which results in swift recovery from a stressful situation.